Global Education

Tilburg University

An HPU Exchange Program
Tilburg, Netherlands

Poster_TilburgUniversityTilburg University enjoys the reputation of being among Europe’s best research universities in Business, Economics, Law, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. As one of Europe’s most respected educational institutions, Tilburg University regularly achieves the leading position in international rankings, partly due to its international orientation in academic excellence as well as in the personal development of both students and staff. To maintain this position, and to make sure it can attract the best students and staff, Tilburg University continues to invest in good lecturers and academic researchers and is continuously looking to improve and update its campus facilities.

The University has held the number 1 position as Best Specialist University in the Netherlands for six consecutive years now. In the field of Social Sciences, Tilburg University holds:

  • a worldwide #68 position and a European #16 position in the Times Higher Education World Ranking.
  • a worldwide #86 position and a European #16 in the Shanghai Ranking.

In the QS World Ranking, Tilburg University holds:

  • a worldwide #70 position and a European #28 position in Psychology.
  • a worldwide #108 position and a European #47 position in Social Sciences and Management.

Tilburg University has an excellent network of more than 325 top universities around the world, annually receiving and sending over 500 exchange students and welcoming more than 1,200 international degree-seeking students from more than 85 countries to its programs. TU offers a varied curriculum, intensive study guidance, and a stimulating environment for students and staff.

Top 3 Reasons to Study Here:

  1. Studying at Tilburg University means studying at a world-class university on a lively campus in the vibrant city of Tilburg.
  2. Exchange students are warmly welcomed, receive a “buddy” and are picked up upon arrival.
  3. Getting around in the Netherlands is easy as the public transportation system is excellent. It’s just a short train ride to Amsterdam, and a short flight to Brussels, Paris, and London.


Quick Facts

Location: Tilburg, Netherlands (population: 206,000)

University: Tilburg University (students: 13,000)

Terms available:

  • Fall (mid August – early January)
  • Spring (early January – early July)

Minimum application requirements: 2.75 GPA and Sophomore status

Application deadlines:

  • Fall Term Abroad: March 15
  • Spring Term Abroad: May 15, the year prior

Visa information: See Tilburg University’s exchange program services and facilities page for detailed information


For More Information…

For more information, visit Tilburg University’s website or email a study abroad representative. To schedule an advising appointment, contact the Office of Study Abroad at (336) 841-9280.

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